Origin: prob. < Scand, as in Swed skrympa, to shrink, akin to OE scrimman, Ger schrumpfen < IE base *(s)kremb-, to turn, twist, shrink
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verb scrimped, scrimp·ing, scrimps verb, intransitive
Origin: Perhaps of Scandinavian origin
Origin: ; akin to Swedish skrympa, to shrink.
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